MINNESOTA ADDS JOBS

Minnesota added 3,800 jobs statewide during the first month of 2019, and the state’s unemployment rate increased to 3 percent, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Monday. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in January. December’s previously announced gain of 500 jobs was revised downward to 800 jobs lost. The state’s unemployment rate in December was also revised upward to 2.9 percent.